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sued today to overturn n.c.a.a. sanctions against penn state university. the sanctions followed the scandal over sexual abuse of children by a former penn state football coach, jerry sandusky. he's now in prison. corbett asked a federal court to throw out all of the penalties against the school, including a $60 million fine, a four-year ban on bowl games and a loss of athletic scholarships. >> a handful of top n.c.a.a. officials simply inserted themselves into an issue they had no authority to police under their own bylaws, and one that was clearly being handled by the justice system. they used penn state's tarnished public image as an opportunity to force the university to endure harsh, unjustified, and unprecedented punishments. >> sreenivasan: in response, the n.c.a.a. said the lawsuit is an affront to sandusky's victims and has no merit. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to jeff. >> brown: in pakistan today, hundreds turned out to bury seven aid workers who were killed yesterday. it happened in the northwest part of the country, some 75 miles from the capi
against penn state university in the child sexual abuse scandal that rocked the school. the penalties include a $60 million fine to finance child abuse prevention grants nationwide. governor tom corbett said today the state wants a federal court to guarantee that all of the money is spent in pennsylvania. the university agreed to the sanctions last july. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. >> woodruff: now we return to one of the biggest stories of last year, hurricane sandy, and its devastating impact on new york and new jersey. jeffrey brown has our update on where things stand today. >> brown: as winter storms bore down on parts of the midwest and northeast last week, ood waters again rose in a small coastal town of sea bright new jersey. >> we went through the previous storm. it was bad. i didn't expect another one that quickly. >> we went through a very strong last night. plus we're more vulnerable because we don't have any sand on the beach. >> brown: those sands were washed away two months ago when hurricane sandy battered new jersey, new york, and con
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